Hotel Experts Hotel Appraisals

Jeremy Allen

Mr. Allen is Principal of our west coast affiliate, Allen Global Hospitality. He is a graduate of Cornell University Hotel School and is currently a candidate for his MAI in Arizona. He previously has operational experience with Marriott Corporation and worked in the Ann Arbor office of Hospitality Advisors. Contact info: 602.396.5219 Email info: jallen@allenglobalhotels.com

Ms. Sherry Howe

has over 17 years experience in marketing and sales in the hotel industry. Ms. Howe has experience in assisting with the development of sales and marketing plans and budgeting in the marketing area.



Kevin M. Vessels

Kevin Vessels has been with Hospitality Advisors since 2005 and has previously held operational positions in hotels and food service operations.  His hotel experience includes Choice Hotels and the prestigious Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, Michigan. Kevin graduated with a B.A.  from Michigan State University in 2005 and has performed or assisted in various feasibility and valuation analyses for over 100 projects across nine (9) states. His experience includes such property types as golf and ski resorts as well as full and limited service hotels. Other tasks include reviewing valuations, budgets and financial statements whist assisting in research publications and marketing various hospitality-related properties for sale in Michigan.  He is also a licensed real estate person in the State of Michigan.  Kevin Vessels is based out of our Ann Arbor Office.

​Contact info: 734-741-8686  Email info vesselsk@hotelexperts.com

Laurence G. Allen MAI, CFA, RICS

has over 40 years of real estate valuation and consulting experience.  Since 1973, he has performed more than 3,000 appraisal and consulting assignments for a variety of property types throughout the country.

His experience includes the appraisal and feasibility analysis for a wide variety of commercial, industrial and multi-family property types, for mortgage financing, property tax and litigation.  Mr. Allen has written a number of articles in the Appraisal Journal, Michigan Assesor magazine an Community Management magazine.  He wrote a section titled "Estimating Value" for the book How to Find, Buy and Sell Manufactured Home Communities. 

Contact info:  248-433-9630   Email info:  lallen@allenappraisal.com

Mark Hawley is the Vice-President of Select Hotel Management.

Mr. Hawley holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Western Kentucky University and a master of accountancy from Bowling Green University.  He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the State of Florida, a Certified Hotel Administrator (CHA) and a licensed real estate sales executive.

Contact info: 734-663-1900 ext. 225    Email info: mark@hotelexperts.com


James Winter is the President of Select Hotel Management.

Mr Winter brings all of his education and experience together, blending hotel and food service concepts, designs and management to maximize the performance of client properties. He assesses the needs of our clients, and create solutions to provide exceptional service.

​Contact info: 734-663-1900 ext. 227   Email info: Jim@hotelexperts.com

Chuck Skelton is the President of Hospitality Advisors-Consulting Group                            which he founded in1991.  Mr.Skelton has been involved in real estate advisory for over thirty years and has served clients in markets all over the United States and Canada.

He has been particularly involved in Hotel and Conference Center developments and transaction analysis  He is a recognized expert in hotel feasibility and analysis.

You will find his latest bi-annual publication on the state of the lodging industry in Michigan on this website. 

​Contact info:  734-741-8686  Email info: skelton@hotelexperts.com


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